What If Singapore Ran Out of Food?

It’s been a long time since Singapore had major food security issues. I remember growing up watching Channel 8 dramas about World War II. Besides the fear of being tortured and killed, I vividly remember how people struggled terribly with the lack of food. There was one scene of a man complaining to his mother…

NTUC Foodfare’s New Kitchen Loft Opens at Mapletree Business City

Mapletree Business City is Singapore’s home to MNCs such as Unilever, Google and SAP. It is also situated near Labrador Park MRT along the Circle Line and next to a small shopping centre called Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC). There used to be a food court at Mapletree Business City I. I remember it being a…

Youngs Restaurant & Bar at Seletar Airbase: Friendly and Chill

This is post 2 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” I visited Youngs Restaurant and Bar, newly opened (for a month or so) at Seletar Airbase to check out what it has in store for patrons. Youngs is nestled at the fringe of an upcoming development at The Oval, a plot…

HarriAnns Nonya Table Opens At Raffles Place

I’ve been waiting for HarriAnns Nonya Table to open since I realised it took over half of Woobox’s unit at Ocean Financial Centre at Raffles Place, a short 1 minute walk from Raffles Place MRT. HarriAnns is a family-run business started by Mdm Chia Nga Eng in the late 1940s and has been run for…

The Olympics Gold Even Foodies Don’t Know About

Singapore just won another Olympic gold medal, and it wasn’t even big in the local news. We are a nation of foodies, crazy over the latest tarts, #SimiSaiSaltedEggEverything and argue over the best char kuay teow in Singapore. Source: Facebook (Singapore Chefs Association) But did you know, Singapore also sent a group of highly skilled…